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 for Infolding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Infold \In*fold"\ ([i^]n*f[=o]ld"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Infolded; p. pr. & vb. n. Infolding.] [Pref. in- in +
     fold.] [Written also enfold.]
     1. To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to
        inclose; to involve.
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              Gilded tombs do worms infold.         --Shak.
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              Infold his limbs in bands.            --Blackmore.
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     2. To clasp with the arms; to embrace.
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              Noble Banquo, . . . let me infold thee,
              And hold thee to my heart.            --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  infolding
      n 1: the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in
           the surface; "the invagination of the blastula" [syn:
           invagination, introversion, intussusception,
           infolding]

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